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of wisconsin announcing a plan that he said would get more people back to work. mike emmanuel said that the president ii banking on a long-term spending program to improve america's infrastructure. >> president obama laid out his plan to stimulate the economy by popping some $50 billion into roads, railway and runways. >> i want ameeica to have the best infrastructure, in the world. we used to have the best infrastructure in the world..3 we an have it again. >>the plan will call for rebuilddng 150,000 miles of road. construct tor maintain 4000 miles of rails across the country. and rehabilitate or reconstruct 150 miles of runway. >> we want to set up an infrastructure bank to leverage federal dollars and focuu on smartest investmmnts. continue the strategy to build high speed rail network that reduces congestion and travel รบ%me. and harmful emissions. >> proposal would require approval from congress, which is highly uncertain with manyy3 lawmakers and voters worried about adding to federal deficits that are already sky lie. president made infrastructure investments part of the $8
of the health care reform law. mike emmanuel has more. >> reporter: in a suburban virginia backyard, president obama marked the upcoming anniversary of health care reform and the implementation of the patient's bill of rights. the president was southbounded by about 20 people who believe health care reform was a good thing. >> part of the affordable care act that we can implement right now and will take effect -- is it today or tomorrow? tomorrow. francis knows. the most important patient's bill of rights that wave ever seen in our history. >> reporter: there was an effort to personalize the law including a woman with nonhodgkin's lymphoma. >> i was scared to death. it was how am i going to pay for these outrageous bills that are going to come our way. >> reporter: this is quite a contrast from six months ago when health care was celebrated with fanfare. critics say unlike the people at the president's event, most americans have yet to see any benefit from this law. >> the fact is that the average person doesn't really identify with that kind of a setting, very, very few people have experience
with a new spending program. a fox news white house correspondent mike emmanuel explains the new stimulus focuses on long-term instruct spending. >> reporter: president obama laid out his plan to stimulate the economy by pumping some $50 bill wrong into the nation's rs, roads, railways and runways. >> i want america to have the best infrastructure in the world. we used to have the best infrastructure in the world. we can have it again. >> reporter: the plan will call for rebuilding 150,000 miles of road, construct or maintain 4,000 miles of rails across the country and rehabilitate or reconstruct 150 miles of runway. >> we want it set up an infrastructure bank to leverage federal dollars and focus on the smartest investments. we'll continue our strategy to build a national high-speed rail network that reduces congestion and travel times and reduces harmful emissions. >> reporter: the proposal would require approval from congress which is highly uncertain with many lawmakers and voters worried about adding to federal deficits that are already sky high. the president made infrastructure a m
and other sphruct infrastructure improvements. fox's mike emmanuel has more. >> reporter: president obama laid out his plan to stimulate the economy by pumping some $50 billion in the nation's rs, roads, railways and runways. >> i want america to have the best infrastructure in the world. we used to have the best infrastructure in the world. we can have it again. >> the plan will call for rebuilding 150,000 miles of road construct our maintain 4,000 miles of rails across the country and reconstruct 150 miles of runway. >> we will continue our strategy to build a national highway-speed rail network that reduces congestion and travel times and reduces harmful emigs. >> reporter: the roseal would require approval from congress which is highly uncertain with american lawmakers and voters worried about adding to federal deficits that are already sky high. the president made infrastructure investment as a big part of the # hundred billion stem list bill congress passed last year. but administration officials admit the program would not create jobs until sometime next year. senator john mccain
economy with a new spending program. as fox news white house correspondent mike emmanuel reports being the president's new stimulus focused on long- term infrastructure spending. >> reporter: president obama laid out his plan to stimulate the economy by pumping some $50 billion into the nation's rs, roadways, rail ways and runways. >> i want america to have the best infrastructure in the world. we used to have the best infrastructure in the world. we can have it again. >> reporter: the plan will call for building 150,000 miles of road, construct or maintain 4,000 miles of rails across it is country and rebail state or reconstruct 150 miles of runways. >> we want to set up an infrastructure bank to leverage federal dollars and focus on the smartest investments. we'll continue our strategy to build a national high-speed rail network that reduces congestion and travel times and reduces harmful emissions. >> reporter: the proposal would require approval from congress which is highly uncertain with many lawmakers and voters worried about adding to federal deficits that are already sky high.
elections to try to fight off republican attempts to gain control of congress. mike emmanuel traveling with the president and live in the home of buckie badger. what's the president saying? >> good evening. president obama really trying to pump up the crowd here, trying to get that youth vote that was so critical for him two years ago to go to the polls five weeks from today. here is the president making his case a few minutes ago. >> we can't let that happen. we cannot sit this one out. we can't let this country fall backward because the rest of us didn't care enough to fight. the stakes are too high for our country and for your future and i am going to get out there and fight as hard as i can and i know you are, too, to make sure we keep moving forward. >> the president promising his supporters that change will come if the supporters are prepared to work with him on it and to fight for it. >> shepard: look at the crowd next to him. the president gave an interview to rolling stone and he said people need to buck up. >> yeah. poking his face, saying it's inexcusable for any democrat or
: a senior official said it would consider closing a number of tax a breaks to pay for the proposal. mike emmanuel, fox news. >>> labor day celebrates the american workers, but a new ucla study finds that a number of california with union jobs has fallen since last labor day. 18.3% of all workers in the stay were union members. that fell to 17.3% this year. researchers blame the recession which has been hard on private- sector union jobs with over all loss of $1.4 million since 2008. nationwide union jobs fell to 12.1% over the last year. >>> san francisco city workers are paid some of the largest salaries in the state to compensate them for the high cost of living. but a new study by the bay citizen finds a majority of those big salaries is being spent on homes outside san francisco. 57% of all city workers live outside the city. 62% of those making an average of $14,000 live in another county. 77% earning an average of $216,000 a year live outside the city. >>> the word censored popped up over the weekend on craigslist. the ads that the website no longer carries and the reaction tonight
calls a backyard conversation on the economy. our mike emmanuel joins us live from des moines. hey, mike. >> gretchen, good morning. couple hours from now, president obama will lead that backyard discussion in this charming des moines neighborhood. should be similar to the scene we saw yesterday morning in albuquerque, new mexico and then from here, the president will travel to richmond, virginia, aides say the president likes going to different parts of the country, having conversations with voters to talk about how they were affected by the economic down turn and to try to make the case for what he has done to try to help the economy. last night the president was in madison, wisconsin at the university of wisconsin trying to energize the youth vote which was obviously quite critical to his election two years ago. here is a sample of his message in tone. >> i know sometimes it feels a long way from the hope and excitement that we felt on election day or the day of the inauguration, but i've got to say, we always knew this was going to take time. we always knew this was going to be hard.
is white house chief of staff rahm emanuel expected to say so long, i'm leaving. mike emmanuel, no relation to rahm emanuel, is live at the white house with developing details. good morning to you, mike. >> steve, guys, good morning. the latest we're hearing from this senior white house official is we should not expect anything today on the chief of staff's decision. all indications are that is that tomorrow would be the big day when many expect that the chief of staff will announce that he's deciding to leave his position and all indications are the president would say some form of farewell. what we are hearing from the chicago sun times that rahm emanuel may go on a listening tour of chicago neighborhoods this weekend to get a sense of the issues that a lot of people in the neighborhood are most interested in, chasing that story. don't have it yet. let's give them credit, guys. >> gretchen: let's say that rahm emanuel does in fact leave. what about the possible replacements? >> the name i've been hearing for the better part of a couple of weeks is pete rouse, who is a key member of the ob
tax cuts for the middle class. mike emmanuel is live with more. so what is going to be in this speech today? is it going to be as passionate as the one on monday? >> brian, details essentially, some of the stuff we've reported this week, the president is going to lay out why he believes it is important to do this infrastructure spending which we heard some of on monday. also talking about the need for research and development tax breaks for businesses and also tax breaks for businesses for major capital investment. the big question has been about the bush tax cut which is the administration has consistently been against for those making more than a quarter million dollars. here is david axelrod on the reason why. >> we can't afford it. we do need to extend the tax cuts for the middle class, for those 98%. we've given $300 billion in tax cuts to them in the last 20 months because the middle class has suffered not just through this recession, but for the last decade. we've seen wages flat line. people are struggling. we need to sustain that because we can't grow this economy. >> so esse
in the runup? a campaign for president, hmm. who would know about that? the guy in front of the house, mike emmanuel. >> good morning. president obama mentioned the house republican leader, the minority leader by name, very unusual approach, eight times the president traveled to the cleveland area to take on john boehner on the issue of our struggling economy. president obama proposed more inis that structure spending, business tax cuts as a way to encourage job growth. this is the president in campaign mode like he's running against john boehner. >> for most of you, i bet this just seems like common sense, but not to mr. boehner and his allies. four years republicans have fought to keep these corporate loopholes open. >> after the speech, boehner said quote, if the president is finally serious about focusing on job, he should take the advice of his recently departed budget director and freezing all tax cuts, and cutting federal spending to where it was before the government bailout takeovers and stimulus spending spree. clearly the obama administration is thinking it is a good idea to try
the economy moving again. mike emmanuel, what can you tell us about the speech, because a lot is riding on it. he wants to change the tempo as we head into november. what are you hearing? >> the latest poll is allowing businesses to write off essentially 100% of their new capital investments. the administration expects that will be a price tag of $200 billion. as you mentioned, the president tomorrow in cleveland expected to lay out a series of proposals that he would like to stimulate the economy. interesting politics here, we are inside of two months to midterm election, obviously tracks breaks -- tax breaks to stim lit base and investments is something republicans could favor, but this close to election, interesting to see how congress reacts to this proposal coming from the president. >> peter: this comes, mike, as mr. obama sold spending on infrastructure projects as the first step in talking about the economy. so have we moved from recovery summer into recovery fall? are we there yet? >> no question about that. it was milwaukee yesterday. he was in full campaign mode. you guys ran a sou
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